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PARIS (AP) – French authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services.

byBreitbart London22 Apr 2018, 2:55 AM PDT0

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Chinese President Xi Jinping harbors a “particular animosity” toward Christians and sees underground churches as a “severe national security threat,” according to the founder of China Aid, a U.S.-based watchdog group.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.22 Apr 2018, 2:45 AM PDT0

A French gendarme films, an anti-Semitic inscription written in German 'Jews Out' at a Jewish cemetery 30 April 2004 in Herrlisheim, in eastern France, where 127 graves have been desecrated.

PARIS – More than 300 French dignitaries and stars have signed a manifesto denouncing a “new anti-Semitism” marked by “Islamist radicalisation” after a string of killings of Jews, to be published in Le Figaro newspaper Sunday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem22 Apr 2018, 12:44 AM PDT0

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The Palestinians will not allow US President Donald Trump or anyone else to say that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday.

byBreitbart Jerusalem22 Apr 2018, 12:05 AM PDT0

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi sports authorities shut down a female fitness center in Riyadh Friday over a contentious promotional video that appeared to show a woman in figure-hugging workout attire.

byBreitbart Jerusalem22 Apr 2018, 12:05 AM PDT0

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech in Tehran on February 11, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed in a letter to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Saturday his countrys willingness to aid in the post-civil war reconstruction of Syria, Irans Tasnim news agency reported.

byBreitbart Jerusalem22 Apr 2018, 12:04 AM PDT0

Sardar Hossein Salami & Sardar Mohammad Bagheri & Sardar Mohammad pakpour in Great Prophet Wargame in April 2016

The vice commander of Irans Revolutionary Guards warned Israel Friday that its airbases are “within reach” and Irans “hands are on the trigger and missiles are ready,” in apparent reaction to Israels publication on Tuesday of a map showing five Tehran-controlled bases in Syria, and boasted that Israel will have nowhere to go but the sea.

byBreitbart Jerusalem22 Apr 2018, 12:04 AM PDT0

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In July 1971, President Richard Nixons National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger, secretly flew from Pakistan to Beijing. Kissingers negotiations led directly to Nixons historic visit to China some months later.

bySteven Mosher21 Apr 2018, 12:33 PM PDT0

Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Chapman to be first airman since the Vietnam War to receive the Medal of Honor, according to a new report. (U.S. Air Force)

An Air Force airman killed in Afghanistan during an exchange of fire between U.S. special ops forces and al-Qaeda fighters in 2002 will receive the Medal of Honor, according to a report.

byKatherine Rodriguez21 Apr 2018, 11:19 AM PDT0

In this Feb. 18, 2015 photo, storage tanks stand in a PDVSA state-run oil company crude oil complex near El Tigre, a town located within Venezuela's Hugo Chavez oil belt, formally known as the Orinoco Belt. U.S. petroleum exports to Venezuela, much of it fuel additives to dilute the countrys heavy crude, have grown 12-fold in the past decade as domestic refineries go unmaintained. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Contents: Socialist Venezuelas state-owned PDVSA oil company near total collapse; Will China or Russia save Venezuela?

byJohn J. Xenakis21 Apr 2018, 10:09 AM PDT0

Pope Francis told Cuban young people to be “good patriots” and love their homeland in a video message Saturday sent to participants at a youth ministry conference in Havana.

byThomas D. Williams, Ph.D.21 Apr 2018, 7:47 AM PDT0

Prince Mohammed bin Salman has launched a major image overhaul for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a move Amnesty International characterized as a PR campaign to

TEL AVIV – If the U.S. really wants to stop the massacres in Syria, it needs to target President Bashar Assads palace in Damascus, an article published in Saudis government daily said.

byDeborah Danan21 Apr 2018, 3:20 AM PDT0

US President Donald Trump poses for a photo with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump said he 'may' attend the opening of a controversial new US embassy in Jerusalem, a fraught prospect designed to underscore close ties with Benjamin Netanyahu, whom he hosted Monday.Trump warmly welcomed the embattled prime minister to the White House, claiming US-Israel ties had 'never been better' and floating a May trip that would be a major security and diplomatic challenge. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are “much worse” than Hitler, a columnist writing for a Jordanian daily said, and added that some of the crimes attributed to Hitler probably didnt take place.

byDeborah Danan21 Apr 2018, 3:18 AM PDT0

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A mosque in Devon, England has admitted taking funds from a radical cleric who backed al-Qaeda aligned militia groups in Libya, describing him as “a highly respected member of the community”.

byLiam Deacon21 Apr 2018, 2:32 AM PDT0

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) and his vice-president Tareck El Aissami participate in a rally with workers of PDVSA state-owned oil company in Carcas January 31, 2017.

Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, who has been linked to Irans narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah and designated as a drug trafficking “kingpin” by the United States, “is calling the shots” as the top leader in the chaos-ridden socialist country, an expert told Breitbart News Daily on Sirius XM.

byEdwin Mora20 Apr 2018, 10:07 PM PDT0

Students demonstrate against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in the streets of San Cristobal, in the Venezuelan border state of Tachira, close to Colombia, on November 3, 2016. Venezuela's opposition began a tense truce on Wednesday with President Nicolas Maduro, but supporters accused it of betraying them amid warnings the strategy might backfire. With Pope Francis's blessing, Maduro and top opposition leaders have agreed to sit down to Vatican-mediated talks starting November 11, seeking an exit from a nasty political crisis and economic melt-down. But not everyone is on board. / AFP / GEORGE CASTELLANOS (Photo credit should read GEORGE CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images)

Venezuelan police attacked patients and doctors protesting outside the countrys Health Ministry in Caracas on Wednesday, marking the latest incident of police brutality in the failed socialist state.

byBen Kew20 Apr 2018, 9:12 PM PDT0

Cuban dissident Daniel Llorente Miranda, an anti-communist, pro-American protester, has been placed in one of the nations most notorious mental institutions following his interruption of the annual May Day parade, where he ran down the parade route waving an American flag.

Daniel Llorente, a Cuban dissident arrested last May 1 for waving an American flag in front of the communist nations May Day procession, remains institutionalized at a mental ward despite not being treated for any disease or charged with a crime.

byFrances Martel20 Apr 2018, 8:34 PM PDT0

Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday denied allegations that Russia is working with the Syrian government to keep international inspectors away from the chemical weapons attack site in Douma so the evidence can be destroyed.

byJohn Hayward20 Apr 2018, 7:18 PM PDT0

People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers participate in a ceremony at the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall on the second annual national day of remembrance to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the massacre in Nanjing on December 13, 2017. Sirens blared and thousands of doves were released as Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a sombre ceremony in Nanjing marking 80 years since the wartime massacre in the city by Japanese troops. / AFP PHOTO / CHANDAN KHANNA (Photo credit should read CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP/Getty Images)

A survey released by the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy on Thursday suggested the vast majority of Taiwanese prefer to maintain the status quo in their uneasy relationship with China, but they are ready to fight if China attempts to impose reunification through military force.

byJohn Hayward20 Apr 2018, 6:35 PM PDT0

KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL, INDIA - 2018/04/17: Muslim girl holds the candle and poster along with other and takes part in the march against rape. People of different community participate in a candle light march against growing numbers of rape. (Photo by Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis administration reportedly proposed an amendment to the countrys Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) on Friday that would inflict the death penalty on criminals convicted of raping children under the age of 12.

byEdwin Mora20 Apr 2018, 5:59 PM PDT0

HAVANA, CUBA - APRIL 19: Former Cuban President Raul Castro raises the arm of newly elected Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel during the National Assembly at Convention Palace on April 19, 2018 in Havana, Cuba Diaz-Canel will be the first non-Castro Cuban president since 1976. Raul Castro steps down after 12 years in power. (AFP Adalberto Roque/Pool/Getty Images )

Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin of China and Russia, respectively, reached out Thursday to the newly appointed head of Cubas National Assembly, Miguel Díaz-Canel, congratulating him on acquiring the title of “president.”

byFrances Martel20 Apr 2018, 5:36 PM PDT0

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In an interview with Russian media on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow warned U.S. forces not to bomb certain areas when it led airstrikes on Syria last week to punish dictator Bashar Assad for using chemical weapons.

byJohn Hayward20 Apr 2018, 3:50 PM PDT0

Various reports in American and South Korean state media Friday evening indicated that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un announced the halt of nuclear and missile tests in his country. The reports did not specify whether the tests would conclude permanently.

byFrances Martel20 Apr 2018, 3:31 PM PDT0

Chinas air force has released a propaganda video showing bomber aircraft patrolling the island as another warning for the countrys democratic government to toe the line with Beijing.

byBen Kew20 Apr 2018, 3:10 PM PDT0

Afghan cash made available in large part by billions in American taxpayer funds served as a “source of hard currency” for Afghanistans neighbor Iran, helping the Islamic Republic weather the storm during the U.S.-backed economic sanctions, according to an American watchdog agency.

byEdwin Mora20 Apr 2018, 2:26 PM PDT0

A week before the scheduled summit meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, their respective nations established a hotline allowing direct communication between the two leaders. It is the first time the leaders of the two Koreas have been able to communicate directly with each other.

byJohn Hayward20 Apr 2018, 2:05 PM PDT0

Traders will be closely watching Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the Baoa Forum to see if he mentions the trade dispute with the United States

Chinas Communist Party ruler Xi Jinping, meeting with high-level officials on Tuesday, celebrated advances to his totalitarian regimes ambitions to keep political opponents silenced in the name of “national security.”

byFrances Martel20 Apr 2018, 1:11 PM PDT0

Contents: Cubas new president Miguel Díaz-Canel makes delusional promise to continue Socialist revolution; The Socialist delusion in Cuba; Cubas faltering economy and the dual currency problem

byJohn J. Xenakis20 Apr 2018, 7:43 AM PDT0

On four separate occasions, ex-FBI Director James Comey vouched to President Trump for the alleged integrity and professionalism of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to Comeys newly-released personal memos.

byAaron Klein20 Apr 2018, 4:53 AM PDT0

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The Syrian regime remains able to conduct chemical attacks, though only at a limited level, the Pentagon said Thursday following last weeks international cruise missile strikes on chemical targets.

byBreitbart Jerusalem20 Apr 2018, 4:07 AM PDT0

A Sri Lankan police officer looks on near a demolished illegally built Sri Lankan hotel that was bulldozed in the southern town of Unawatuna on December 13, 2011. Sri Lanka is experiencing a boom in tourism after security forces crushed the Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009, ending 37-years of ethnic bloodshed. Tourist arrivals have risen to a record 758,458 from January to November this year, which is 33.1 percent more than the same figures reported in 2010. AFP PHOTO/ Ishara S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka announced Friday it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists.

byBreitbart Jerusalem20 Apr 2018, 3:47 AM PDT0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on May 8, 2012. Netanyahu struck a surprise deal with the opposition Kadima party to form a national unity government, axing plans for a snap election. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday at least six countries were in talks with Israel to move their embassies to Jerusalem. He implored countries to follow the United States and Guatemala in making the move, saying it would advance peace efforts, and promised “preferential treatment” to the first ten embassies relocated to Israels capital.

byBreitbart Jerusalem20 Apr 2018, 3:16 AM PDT0

HMA Ships Anzac and Hobart perform a replenishment at sea off the east coast of Australia.

Australia has a “perfect right” to sail naval assets through the South China Sea and a recent robust exchange in the disputed waters is symbolic of that fact, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

bySimon Kent20 Apr 2018, 2:28 AM PDT0

Black Swan star Natalie Portman has cancelled her upcoming trip to Israel and rejected the chance to attend an acceptance ceremony hosted by the Genesis Prize Foundation.

Black Swan star Natalie Portman has canceled her upcoming trip to Israel and rejected the chance to attend an acceptance ceremony hosted by the Genesis Prize Foundation.

bySimon Kent20 Apr 2018, 1:30 AM PDT0

(Original Caption) 11/10/1939-Kiel, Germany: One of Germany's undersea commerce raiders is shown, crew lined up on the decks and officers in the conning tower, as it arrived at the German Naval base at Kiel after a cruise. The German caption calls it 'one of our victorius U-boats.'

A submarine long theorized to have transported Nazi officials to South America has finally been found — sunken near Denmark.

byNate Church19 Apr 2018, 10:40 PM PDT0

A picture taken on October 28, 2017, shows a fighter of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walking through an empty rubble-filled street surrounded by damaged buildings in the Syrian city of Raqa. The US-backed SDF took full control of Raqa on October 17, wrapping up an operation that lasted more than four months to capture a city that had been the inner sanctum of IS's now moribund 'caliphate'. Hundreds of thousands of people fled the city since 2014 and by the time the SDF retook it, Raqa had become a ghost town of collapsed buildings. / AFP PHOTO / Delil souleiman (Photo credit should read DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), in a piece published Thursday, condemned United States-led attacks on the Islamic State in the city of Raqqa that took place nearly one year ago, arguing that Americas intention to remove the terrorist group was a “lie.”

byAdelle Nazarian19 Apr 2018, 8:45 PM PDT0

Russian forces patrol damaged buildings in Douma, Syria on the outskirts of Damascus on April 16, 2018 during an organised media tour after the Syrian army declared that all anti-regime forces have left Eastern Ghouta, following a blistering two month offensive on the rebel enclave. The announcement, which represents a key strategic victory for President Bashar al-Assad, came just hours after US-led strikes pounded Syrian government targets in response to a suspected chemical attack on the enclave's main town of Douma. / AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

The U.S. State Department said on Thursday that it has “credible information” Russia and Syria are working together to keep inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) from visiting the site of the alleged chemical attack in Douma.

byJohn Hayward19 Apr 2018, 8:15 PM PDT0

An employee assembles a OnePlus X smartphone at the OnePlus manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China, on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. OnePlus is part of a crop of upstart Chinese companies that are intensifying competition throughout the industry and crushing profit at established giants such HTC Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images

A study commissioned by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission warns that the U.S. federal government is highly vulnerable to espionage or cyber attack due to its dependence on Chinese electronics and computer software.

byJohn Hayward19 Apr 2018, 7:50 PM PDT0

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 13, 2016 -- A Chinese Air Force H-6K bomber flies to the West Pacific, via the Bashi Strait, for a routine combat simulation drill, Sept. 12, 2016. The Chinese Air Force on Monday sent multiple aircraft models, including H-6K bombers, Su-30 fighters, and air tankers, for the drill. The fleet conducted reconnaissance and early warning, sea surface cruising, inflight refueling, and achieved all the drill's targets. (Xinhua/Guo Wei via Getty Images)

Two Chinese H-6K bombers flew around Taiwan on Wednesday afternoon in what the Chinese military described as a “sacred mission” to defend the “beautiful rivers and mountains of the motherland.” Taiwan saw things very differently, denouncing Chinese “military intimidation.”

byJohn Hayward19 Apr 2018, 6:58 PM PDT0

Mohammed Haydar Zammar leaves a mosque in Germany on Oct. 3, 2001. (Knut Mueller/Der Spiegel via AP)

Kurdish forces in Syria announced this week that they have captured a Syrian-born German jihadist linked to 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta and other terrorists, Mohammed Haydar Zammar.

byAdelle Nazarian19 Apr 2018, 6:46 PM PDT0

A woman wearing traditional dress from Kachin state in Myanmar sheds a tear as she prays outside St. Mary's Cathedral during a mass led by Pope Francis in Yangon during his last day of a four-day visit on November 30, 2017. Pope Francis on November 30 wrapped up a visit to Myanmar defined by his decision not to address the Rohingya crisis in public, before flying to Bangladesh, where huge numbers of refugees from the Muslim minority languish in refugee camps. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Around 2,000 people from the Christian ethnic Kachin community are in need of urgent medical attention after fleeing to the jungle in order to escape clashes between Kachin guerrillas and Myanmars security forces.

byBen Kew19 Apr 2018, 6:34 PM PDT0

General Khalifa Haftar, commander in the Libyan National Army (LNA), arrives to attend a meeting for talks over a political deal to help end Libyas crisis in La Celle-Saint-Cloud near Paris, France, July 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PHILIPPE WOJAZER (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE WOJAZER/AFP/Getty Images)

The potential absence of former Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a military strongman who leads the prominent Libyan National Army (LNA), could create a power vacuum and fuel the chaotic conditions that have allowed jihadist groups to remain active in the North African country, according to several experts.

byEdwin Mora19 Apr 2018, 6:03 PM PDT0

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham

A jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda has capitalized on the international troops near single-minded focus to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) to consolidate its power in northwestern Syria and surface as the last major terrorist group standing in the war-ravaged country.

byEdwin Mora19 Apr 2018, 5:30 PM PDT0

Liviu Dragna, a member of the Romanian ruling party, confirmed in an interview with the Romanian TV channel ANTENA 3 on Thursday night that his country would transfer its embassy to Jerusalem. He clarified that the decision was made Wednesday night.

byBreitbart Jerusalem19 Apr 2018, 2:30 PM PDT0

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be strong favourites to win elections now set for June 24

WASHINGTON, DC — The Islamist ruling party of Turkey has established a policy of persecuting indigenous Christian, Yazidi, and Jewish communities in the country, an expert on Turkish minority groups declared on Wednesday.

byEdwin Mora19 Apr 2018, 1:44 PM PDT0

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